Modest Mouse cancel tour

2013-06-21 by tcat84 | 42 Comments
Modest Mouse cancel their EU/UK tour this summer to focus on writing a new album.

The band has been virtually inactive with few tour dates over the last 4 years and tlooks like they are more focused than ever to record a follow up.

Taken from www.Modestmouse.com

"After much thought, we have decided to cancel our EU/UK tour to continue work on our forthcoming album. We do appreciate our fans and promise that we will make it up to you next year."

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magsatiate
June 21st 2013
6 Comments


this was slow even by sputnik standards

NightProwler
June 21st 2013
6803 Comments


Yeah, I was going to watch them last weekend, but they cancelled. Those assholes.

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fish.
June 21st 2013
22286 Comments


Hate it when bands do this

tommygun
June 21st 2013
25567 Comments


swee

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Green Baron
June 21st 2013
21484 Comments


i'm guessing it's because they crashed their car into a cop car the other day.

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ckunke002
June 21st 2013
1033 Comments


Considering I don't live in the UK, this is good news for me.

InbredJed
June 21st 2013
6122 Comments


that's turbo lame

maybe they think the EU will become independent in the next year

EaglesBecomeVultures
June 21st 2013
5320 Comments


fav band < 3

fish.
June 21st 2013
22286 Comments


yeah since when was the UK not part of the EU

InbredJed
June 21st 2013
6122 Comments


their currency ain't

PietroCrespi
June 21st 2013
105 Comments


Nobody has made a "Good News for People Who Love Bad News" joke yet?

EaglesBecomeVultures
June 21st 2013
5320 Comments


there was

it was as bad as you'd expect

fish.
June 21st 2013
22286 Comments


their currency ain't

I don't think you understand what the EU is



I mean I know brits think that the British isles are 2000 miles further west than they actually are but still

chemicalmarriage
June 21st 2013
2026 Comments


really bad

AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
June 21st 2013
7495 Comments


I hope the venues are the same if and when they reschedule this. I was going to the Sage date and was really looking forward to it.

bach
June 21st 2013
13637 Comments


Isn's this somewhat old news?

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Uranium
June 21st 2013
7379 Comments


6 years later and now they decide it's time to write a new album

AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
June 21st 2013
7495 Comments


Yeah this broke more than two weeks ago.

StallionMang
June 21st 2013
6654 Comments


Old news, but it stil pisses me off that they'd decide to cancel an entire tour, to work on an album that's already at least a couple years overdue.

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AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
June 21st 2013
7495 Comments


Yeah I think cancelling a tour is bad form by anyone's standards. If they were so desperate to get in the studio then why did they have it organised it in the first place?

GuanoBumbershoot
June 21st 2013
1463 Comments


"i'm guessing it's because they crashed their car into a cop car the other day."

Almost thought you were serious there for a second. My god I'm slow.

KeepTheChange
June 21st 2013
62 Comments


lol

OneMoreRoland
June 21st 2013
1053 Comments


"i'm guessing it's because they crashed their car into a cop car the other day."

made me lol hard because of how stupid it is

loveisamixtape
June 21st 2013
6463 Comments


probably a "shit i just reaaaally don't feel like going to uk"

"wanna say we're recording a new album?"

*sigh* "yeah i guess.."

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
June 21st 2013
51166 Comments


love it

ABjordanMM
June 21st 2013
1477 Comments


about time. sucks for europe though.

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AmericnZero02
June 21st 2013
3392 Comments


Kind of a crappy reason to cancel a tour. The record better be good

Nomos
June 21st 2013
886 Comments


what a bunch of pricks

Storm In A Teacup
June 22nd 2013
13525 Comments


shitty and cool at the same time. one doesn't take away from the other but both are at opposite spectrums of keeping fans happy

tommygun
June 22nd 2013
25567 Comments


yea

demigod!
June 22nd 2013
46362 Comments


alright

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SingForTheDead
June 24th 2013
95 Comments


This was old news but whatevs. sucks for Europe. I'd be pissed if I actually cared about this band anymore. Maybe the new album will restore the faith?

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Storm In A Teacup
October 28th 2013
13525 Comments


This answers the question I was just wondering

tcat84
November 19th 2013
920 Comments


yay!

StallionMang
November 19th 2013
6654 Comments


Still waiting on that fuckin' album.

demigod!
November 19th 2013
46362 Comments


will prob suck!

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
November 19th 2013
14196 Comments


wtf mm

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Tyrannic
November 19th 2013
3262 Comments


THANK GOD NOW I CAN STILL PRETEND TO LOVE THEM

while legitimately hating them. legit

demigod!
November 19th 2013
46362 Comments


90s mm is the best band ever

ABjordanMM
March 20th 2014
1477 Comments


Soooo album?

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
March 20th 2014
14196 Comments


they changed their website recently so probsbly

TalonsOfFire
August 17th 2014
11738 Comments


So new album soon? They played three new songs live last Saturday and it was amazing

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